Golf History with Peter Alliss by Exulto Media Inc. (iPad)
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Released: May 29, 2013
Version: 2.000
Size: 280 MB
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Golf History with Peter Alliss

Exulto Media Inc.
"Golf History with Peter Alliss" celebrates every major champion from 1860 through the era of Bobby Jones and the birth of the modern era.

Over 500 stories, 600 historic photographs and 100 exclusive videos are narrated by British television's “Voice of Golf” Peter Alliss alongside interviews with Scottish golf historians. In this 

entertaining and highly informative app, you will read stories, scroll through photographs and watch video interviews about golf prodigies that came before Tiger and Rory, like Young Tom Morris and 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who pulled off a dramatic U.S. Open win in 1913.



"Golf History with Peter Alliss" traces the development of early mens' and ladies' championships, tells fascinating tales of golf's first champions, explores golf lifestyle and fashion, shows the evolution of golf equipment, and presents an illustrated timeline of the history of the game. 

This iPad app is the first of its kind. Peter Alliss, professional golfer, 8-time Ryder Cup player, television commentator, author, course designer, humorist and provocateur inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012.

APP FEATURES

● 600 rare historical photographs
● 500 original stories on golf, its champions, courses and lifestyle
● 100 exclusive videos featuring Peter Alliss and noted Scottish golf historians' personal memories, historical facts and anecdotes
● An interactive timeline of significant events in the history of golf, major champions, early societies, courses, equipment and more
● Keyword search to locate all content
● Personal favorites feature
● Sharing of images and stories via Twitter, Facebook and email
● Full screen image zooming
● The option to order selected photographs as museum-quality archival prints

INITIAL DOWNLOAD

● GOLF HISTORY BASICS - Showcases representative stories from each era in the App.

● PETER ALLISS - Join the "Voice of Golf" in this magical journey of a lifetime of golf.



IN-APP PURCHASES

● ORIGINS OF GOLF - Did golf lead to Mary Queen of Scots demise? Why was golf banned in Scotland in the 15th century? Discover these and many other mysteries of times past. Explore the development of the golf ball and playing clubs. Learn about the early golfing societies and their courses.



● EARLY HISTORY - The legends! Through rare photographs, videos, and stories, experience all major champions, from the first Open Championship in 1860 to the 1900s. Includes stories on courses, equipment, and notable events.

● ROOTS OF AMERICAN GOLF - The beginnings of golf in America. The early championship courses and architects. Read stories on the birth of U.S. Championships with rare photographs of the first 29 pioneering major champions on American soil.



● BOBBY JONES ERA - The formation of the PGA; the Ryder Cup; Bobby Jones' Grand Slam. The development of the Masters Tournament; an interactive journey through the 1920s, year by year - a period that saw political and economic upheaval change the world.



● LADIES GOLF - Pioneering women blazing new frontiers: English, Scottish, Irish, American and French ladies vie for their places in golf history from the 1890's to 1930; revealing biographies and compelling stories.

● U.S. OPEN – The courses and controversies; Overview of the National Championship; Photos and bios of every U.S. Open Champion from 1895 to 1970! Inspiring stories of victories by Ouimet, Hagen, Sarazen, Jones and others.



● THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP - Begun in 1860, the grand tradition of the Championship Belt and Claret Jug through Bobby Jones' win in 1930 to Jacklins’s triumph in 1969, enjoy stories, photographs, and videos of the first 140 years, featuring champions, courses, and winning streaks

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● VALUE PACK - Unlocks all the content, and includes future updates and releases as well.

What's new in version 2.000
iOS8 compatibility, UI updates
Our verdict: Great!
  • + Golf History with Peter Alliss is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $0.99.
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